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[fahy-uh-rahy fey-shee-as] /ˈfaɪ əˌraɪ ˈfeɪ ʃiˌæs/

noun, Law.
a writ commanding a sheriff to levy and sell as much of a debtor’s property as is necessary to satisfy a creditor’s claim against the debtor.
Abbreviation: FI. FA., fi. fa.
/ˈfaɪəˌraɪ ˈfeɪʃɪəs/
(law) a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of an adjudged debtor to satisfy the debt

writ concerning a sum awarded in judgment (often requiring seizure and sale of property for debt), Latin, literally “cause it to be done,” the first words of the writ.


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